UFC Fight Night Utica Medical Suspensions: Jimmie Rivera Gets 3 Months After KO Defeat

By Tristen Critchfield Jun 5, 2018


Jimmie Rivera has received a 90-day medical suspension following UFC Fight Night 131 this past Friday.

The New York State Athletic Commission released a full list of medical suspensions from the event, which took place at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, N.Y. In the evening’s headliner, Marlon Moraes knocked out Rivera with a head kick and follow up punches just 33 seconds into their bantamweight encounter. Moraes, meanwhile, received a mandatory seven-day sit.

Elsewhere, Daniel Spitz is facing a 90-day layoff following a second-round knockout loss to Walt Harris in a featured heavyweight affair. The NYSAC does not reveal specific injuries when releasing medical suspensions.

UFC Fight Night 131 Medical Suspensions:

Jimmie Rivera: suspended 90 days

Marlon Moraes: suspended 7 days

Gregor Gillespie: suspended 30 days

Vincent Pichel: suspended 7 days

Walt Harris: suspended 30 days

Daniel Spitz: suspended 90 days

Jake Ellenberger: suspended 30 days

Ben Saunders: suspended 7 days

Julio Arce: suspended 30 days

Daniel Teymur: suspended 30 days

Gian Villante: suspended 60 days

Sam Alvey: suspended 7 days

Sijara Eubanks: suspended 7 days

Lauren Murphy: suspended 60 days

Nik Lentz: suspended 30 days

David Teymur: suspended 7 days

Belal Muhammad: suspended 7 days

Chance Rencountre: suspended 14 days

Desmond Green: suspended 7 days

Gleison Tibau: suspended 7 days

Johnny Eduardo: suspended 30 days

Nathaniel Wood: suspended 30 days

Jose Torres: suspended 14 days

Jarred Brooks: suspended 45 days

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